Lynchburg College
Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,720
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Students with disability 9%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,800 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

64%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Lynchburg College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,223 applications and 3,331 students were granted admission. Lynchburg College is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 33% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT920 to 1120
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$30
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Lynchburg College's tuition was $35,650 for all students regardless of residency (33.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$23,692
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$35,650
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$35,650
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Lynchburg College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,158 (which is 5.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lynchburg College in 2016-2017, was 370, which is 70% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,545 (which is 5.9% below the national average.)

$4,158
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,545
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lynchburg College has enrolled a total of 2,720 students (2,247 students full-time and 473 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,720 students, 93 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,079 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 641 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 73 students for distance studies.

2,720
Total Enrollment
93
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Black/African American: 11%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lynchburg College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 22% 269 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 189
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 10% 116
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 6% 78
Health Professions And Related Programs 6% 70 0
English Language And Literature/letters 5% 57
Psychology 3% 42
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 38
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 22
Social Sciences 1% 14

Graduation & Dropout Rates

56%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lynchburg College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
27%
Dropout rate
17%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,200
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Lynchburg College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,200. Last year, out of the total 704 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 591 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 650 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 527 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,200 $30,700
Employment Rate 84% 81%
Total Graduates 704 650

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Nearby Colleges

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2.8 mile away
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3.3 mile away
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12.4 mile away
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